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Seeking Fortune Elsewhere

by Sindya Bhanoo

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Seeking Fortune Elsewhere by Sindya Bhanoo
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    Mar 2022, 240 pages

    May 16, 2023, 240 pages


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Fiction by Indian Diaspora Authors

This article relates to Seeking Fortune Elsewhere

Sindya Bhanoo, author of the story collection Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, writes about South Indian immigrant and diaspora communities and the connections people in them maintain (or lose) with family in India. Bhanoo, who lives in Texas, was born to immigrant parents in the United States. The Indian diaspora is the largest in the world and encompasses a wide range of cultures, languages and experiences. Below are a few additional works of fiction by Indian diaspora authors that cover all kinds of subjects and that have been reviewed and recommended on BookBrowse.

Covers of novels by Indian diaspora authors

Girls Burn Brighter (2018) — Shobha Rao emigrated from India to the United States at age seven. She published the short story collection An Unrestored Woman in 2016 and her debut novel Girls Burn Brighter in 2018. The novel tells the story of two girls, Poornima and Savitha, from the village of Indravalli. After striking up a friendship, the girls are separated, and they endure forced marriage, human ...

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